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News September 05, 2015
Inside Border Force’s power
Border Force is the contrivance of a knot of ambitious bureaucrats whose aim is to militarise Immigration.
News August 22, 2015
Nauru rapes: ‘There is a war on women’
One woman lies catatonic in hospital after being raped and beaten. Another was raped and immolated. This is the world awaiting refugees released from detention on Nauru.
News August 29, 2015
Nauru’s systemic dysfunction
With a new tender imminent for Nauru's detention centre operations, and a senate inquiry report still due, stories continue to emerge of mismanagement, dysfunction and extra-judicial governance.
News August 15, 2015
Inside controversial rideshare firm Uber’s radical model
Rideshare company Uber’s aggressive fight against the taxi industry and the tax office has caught governments off guard.
News August 08, 2015
The hidden politics of family violence
The royal commission into domestic violence has replayed many received wisdoms. But there are certain things that cannot be said.
News August 01, 2015
Royal commission examines Jehovah Witnesses cover-up
The Jehovah’s Witnesses’ fiercely literal reading of the Bible has distanced them from the law and politics, but the royal commission into child sexual abuse is ending that.
News July 25, 2015
Inside the strange dynamic of Reclaim Australia’s rallies
The Reclaim Australia protests and counter-protests reveal the unedifying anger on the outer fringes of politics.
News July 18, 2015
Abbott’s campaign to kill renewable energy sector
Unable to disband a financing body it despises, the Abbott government has set about rigging renewable energy investment to fail.
News July 11, 2015
Spyware company’s shadowy deals exposed
Millionaire hackers' spyware clients include South Sudan, Russia, Saudi Arabia – and Australia.
News July 04, 2015
The battle for open-access information
A Melbourne-based PhD candidate’s online open-access publishing forum is a boon for those wishing to access texts and transcripts free. But at what cost to the authors of some of these works?
News June 20, 2015
Accused from Pinochet’s Chile still in Australia
Despite Chilean extradition orders, a former employee of Pinochet’s secret police has been allowed to remain – free – in Australia.
News June 13, 2015
Abbott’s war on Gillian Triggs
The government is trying to ridicule the president of the Human Rights Commission out of office. But she won’t go.